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Author Title Year Price
[BOUTET (Claude)]
The Art of Painting in Miniature: teaching the speedy and perfect acquisition of that art without a master. ... To which are added certain secrets of one of the greatest Italian painters for making the finest Colours, Burnish'd Gold, Shell-Gold, &c. Done from the original French.
1730 £395.00
[BUTTERWORTH (Edmund)]
New Sets of Copies in Alphabetical Order, Consisting Large Text, Round Hand and Running Hand; Written by Edmd. Butterworth, Writing Master and Accountant to the High School Edinburgh. Designed for the Benefit of his Scholars, and as a part of his Universal Penman, but may be had separate from that Large Work being a proper Introduction to it. [Edinburgh: s.n.] 1785. Oblong folio, engraved title followed by 19 engraved plates. [Bound with:] Butterworth's Universal Penman, or the Beauties of Writing Delineated in all the various hands now practised. Designed for the Improvement of Youth or Amusement of the Curious.
1784 £975.00
[FORSTER (Benjamin)]
Some Account of the Church and Windows of St. Neot's in Cornwall.
1786 £495.00
[O'BRIEN (Charles)]
A Treatise on Calico Printing, Theoretical and Practical: Including the latest Philosophical Discoveries - any way applicable :- Accompanied with Suggestions Relative to various Manufactures.
1792 £1595.00
[PIERSON (Christoffel)]
Explanation, of the famous and renowned glas-work. Or painted windows, in the fine and eminent Church at Gouda. For the use and commodity of both Inhabitants, and Foreigners that come to see this artificial Work.
1718 £745.00
[WHITE (John)]
Arts treasury: or, a profitable and pleasing invitation to the lovers of ingenuity. Contained in many extraordinary experiments, rarities, and curious inventions. In two parts. Part I. Containing the mystery of dying-cloths, silks stuffs, hair, feather, bone, horn, ivory, leather, &c. The manner of preparing colours... The art of drawing, limning, painting... Washing or colouring maps, or printed pictures, with sundry other things, &c. Part II. Containing the quality, generation and product of metals and minerals, natural and artificial; directions to harden or soften them for use... The mystery of beautifying writing with gold or silver... Weighing ships, extinguishing fire, blowing up houses or vessels under water, &c.
1688 £2995.00
ACCUM (Fredrick)
A Practical Treatise on Gas-Light: exhibiting a summary description of the Apparatus and Machinery best calculated for Illuminating Streets, Houses, and Manufactories, with Carburetted Hydrogen, or Coal=Gas: with Remarks on the Utility, Safety, and general Nature of this new ranch of Civil Economy.
1815 £795.00
ADAMS (Thomas F.)
Typographia: or, the Printer's Instructor; a Brief Sketch of the Origin, Rise, and Progress of the Typographic Art, with Practical Directions for Conducting Every Department in an Office, Hints to Authors, Publishers, &c.
1854 £95.00
ARCHITECTURE. BERLIN CATALOGUE.
Katalog der Ornamentstich-sammlung der Staatlichen Kunstbibliothek Berlin.
1986 £45.00
BRANNER (John Casper)
A Bibliography of Clays and the Ceramic Arts.
1906 £21.00
HELLER (David)
In Search of V.O.C. Glass.
1951 £22.00
HOROLOGY.
Bibliographie Générale de la Mesure du Temps suivie d'un essai de classification technique et géographique. Préface de Paul Ditisheim.
1947 £85.00
KELLY (Thomas)
Kelly's Practical Builder's Price Book, or Safe Guide to the valuation of all kinds of Artificer's work : with the Modern Practice of Measuring, and a copious abstract of the New Building Act, for regulating the construction of buildings. Revised and corrected by new calculations upon the present value of Materials and Labour. and founded upon the most approved Modes of Measurement. The whole arranged by An Architect of Eminence, assisted by several experienced measuring surveyors. Illustrated and exemplified by Steel engravings and numerous wood-cuts.
1851 £125.00
LIPSON (E.)
The History of the Woollen Worsted Industries.
1921 £30.00
LONDON MECHANICS' REGISTER.
The London Mechanics' Register. Vol. I, no. 1, November 1824 - no. 27, April 1825; Vol. II, no. 29, May 1825 - no. 55, October 1825.
1824 £85.00
LUGAR (R.)
The Country Gentleman's Architect; containing a variety of designs for farm houses and farm yards of different magnitudes, arranged on the most approved principles for arable, grazing, feeding, and dairy farms; with plans and sections shewing at large the construction of cottages, barns, stables, feeding-houses, dairies, brew-houses, maltings, &c. With plans for stables and dog-kennels; to which are added, designs for labourers' cottages and small villas, the whole adapted to the use of country gentlemen about to build or to alter. By R. Lugar, ... Engraved on twenty-two plates, with general observations and full explanations to each.
1807 £425.00
Orme (Edward)
An Essay on Transparent Prints, and on Transparencies in General.
1807 £2975.00
PAIN (William)
The Practical Builder; or workman's general assistant; shewing the most approved and easy methods for drawing and working the whole or separate part of any building; as the use of the tramel for groins, angle brackets, niches, &c. semi-circular arches on flewing jambs, the preparing and making their soffits; rules of carpentry, to find the length and backing of hips strait or curved; trusses for roofs, domes, &c. Trussing of girders, sections of floors, &c. The proportion of the five orders in their general and particular parts: gluing of columns; stair-cases with their ramp and twist rails, fixing the carriages, newels, &c. Frontispieces, chimney-pieces, ceilings, cornices, architraves, &c. In the newest taste; with plans and elevations of gentleman's and farm-houses, barns, &c.
1787 £375.00
PANORAMA.
Description of a Second View of the Ruins of Pompeii, and Surrounding Country; Representing the Tragic Theatre, Covered Theatre, Temple of Isis, Small Forum, Now Exhibiting in the Panorama, Leicester-Square: Painted, from Drawings taken on the Spot, by Mr. Burford.
1824 £95.00
PARKER (Thomas N.)
An Essay of the Construction, Hanging, and Fastening of Gates; Exemplified in Six Quarto Plates.
1804 £275.00
PARSEY (Arthur)
The Art of Miniature Painting on Ivory.
1831 £150.00
RAWLINS (Thomas)
Familiar Architecture: Consisting of Original Designs of Houses for Gentlemen and Tradesmen, Parsonages and Summer-Retreats; With Back-Fronts, Sections, Etc., Together with Banqueting-Rooms, Churches, and Chimney-Pieces, To which is Added, The Masonry of the Semicircular and Elliptical Arches, with Practical Remarks.
1768 £1445.00
RICHARDS (S.)
Monthly Catalogue of Antiques, Curios, etc., on Sale by S. Richards, Friar Lane, Nottingham.
1901 £295.00
SIDDONS (G. A.)
The Cabinet-Maker's Guide; or, rules and instructions in the art of varnishing, dying, staining, japanning, polishing, lackering, and beautifying wood, ivory, tortoiseshell & metal: with observations on their management and application. Including an appendix, containing several valuable tables.
1830 £345.00
TRADE CATALOGUE. [SILBER & FLEMING]
Illustrated Pattern-Book of Sterling Silver and Electro-Plated Goods, Watches, Clocks, Bronzes and Optical Goods, Mechanical Figures, Musical Boxes, Pianos, Harmoniums, Organs, and Musical Instruments, Lamps and Chandeliers, Table Glass, Coloured Glass Ware, China and Earthenware, Art Pottery Goods, Dinner, Dessert, Tea and Breakfast Services, Chamber and Sanitary Ware, General Ironmongery, Cutlery, Tools, Household and Labour-Saving Machinery, Agricultural Implements, Heating and Cooking Stoves and Fire-Places, Guns and Pistols, Carriages, Carts, Waggons, Saddlery, Stable Fittings, Whips, Sticks, and Umbrellas, Leather Goods, Travelling Requisites, Albums, Japanese Goods, in and Out-Door Games and Toys, Bicycles, Tricycles, Etc. Section II.
1880 £750.00

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